Terms & Conditions of Use

Terms & Conditions of Use

We would like to welcome you to the BANT website. We believe that our website will provide you with a wide range of content/information and the facility to find BANT listed Nutritional Therapists. Before you use this website there are a number of "legal" areas that we wish to bring to your attention. By using our website you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of use that are set out below in this section of our website.

Our Terms and Conditions of Use
Our Links Disclaimer
Our Privacy Statement
Notices and Disclaimers

Terms and Conditions of Use

If you use "this website" you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

1. Background and Definitions

1.1 This Website is designed by ITechLogistics and hosted by Daily.co.uk on behalf of British Association of Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy - BANT (company number 3333951).

1.2 In these terms and conditions: "the organisation" means the company whose name appears on the home page located at the address as shown in the "About Us" section of this website, and "the Website" means the BANT Website.

2. Access to the Website and content

2.1 BANT will endeavour to allow uninterrupted access to the Website, but access to the Website may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time.

2.2 BANT assumes no responsibility for the contents of any other websites to which the Website has links.

3. Intellectual Property

3.1 The copyright in the material contained in the Website, text and graphics, and their selection and arrangement, and all software compilations, underlying source code and software (including applets) belongs to BANT or the providers of such information. All rights are reserved. None of this material may be reproduced or redistributed without our written permission. You may, however, download or print a single copy for your own non-commercial off-line viewing.

3.2 Product and company names mentioned on this website may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

4. Exclusions of liability

4.1 BANT uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the data on the Website is accurate and to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable after being notified of them. BANT does not monitor, verify or endorse information submitted by third parties for posting on the Website and you should be aware that such information may be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. To the extent permitted by applicable law, BANT disclaims all warranties and representations (whether express or implied) as to the accuracy of any information contained on the Website. BANT does not guarantee that the Website will be fault free and neither will accept liability for any errors or omissions.

4.2 Due to the nature of electronic transmission of data over the internet, and the number of users by whom data is posted on to the Website, any liability BANT may have for any losses or claims arising from an inability to access the Website, or from any use of the Website or reliance on the data transmitted using the Website, is excluded to the fullest extent permissible by law. In no event shall BANT be liable for any loss of profit, revenues, goodwill, opportunity, business, anticipated savings or other indirect or consequential loss of any kind in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising out of use of the Website, save where such liability cannot be excluded by law.

4.3 BANT does not give any warranty that the Website is free from viruses or anything else which may have a harmful effect on any technology.

5. User name and password

5.1 On registering with this Website, you are issued with a user name and password which must be used in order to access certain restricted parts of the Website. The user name and password are personal to you and are not transferable.

5.2 Your name and password are the methods used by BANT to identify you and so are very important. You are responsible for all information posted on the Website by anyone using your user name and password and any payments due for services accessed through the Website by anyone using your user name and password. Any breach of security of a user name and password should be notified to BANT immediately.

6. Data protection

6.1 BANT is committed to protecting your privacy. BANT will collect and use information supplied by you and other users of the Website to improve the Website and personalise your experience when you visit the Website. BANT may also use it to tell you about changes in our services or about features BANT thinks you'll find interesting. BANT does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. BANT may share the information within the organisation. By registering with BANTt, you are deemed to have consented to use of personal information for these purposes. However, you can tell BANT not to deal with your personal information in these ways in the future by simply send an e-mail message to theadministrator@bant.org.uk.

6.2 Under the UK Data Protection Act 1998 BANT follows strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given BANT, to prevent unauthorised access.

6.3 You may contact BANT to edit your personal information at any time.

7. Cookies

7.1 A cookie is a small text file written to your hard drive that contains information about you. Cookies do not contain any personal information about users.

7.2 BANT uses cookies to personalise your experience of the Website. Most web browsers allow you to control how cookies are accepted by adjusting your web browsers settings. If you set up your browser to reject the cookie, you may still use the Website.

7.3 Services delivered via the website such as video or embedded content from external providers may also place cookies on your machine (computer).

7.4 If you register or login to the website you are deemed to be accepting these terms and conditions and consenting to the website placing cookies on your machine (computer).

8. General

8.1 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed and the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions shall not be affected.

8.2 BANT may modify these terms and conditions at any time by publishing the modified terms and conditions on this Website. Any modifications shall take effect 3 days after posting on this Website.

9. Governing law

9.1 These terms and conditions are governed by and to be construed in accordance with English law.

9.2 Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Our Links Disclaimer

All links made available are provided as a convenience to our users. We do not have control, exercise no responsibility and make no representations regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the content/information found or used on visiting any of third party website. The provision of a link to a third party website should not be considered as an express or an implied endorsement of any content/information, products/services that may be available to you, or through, the third party.

Our Privacy Statement

We do not collect any personal information about website users other than that facilitated by the use of "cookie" technology. "Cookies" are designed to enhance your online visit and permit you to access the full service within the website.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user's movement, help members with problems and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how Users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Security

When our members renewal or application process or BANT shop purchases asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information

If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your postcode), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavour to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to us. This can always be done by sending an email to theadministrator@bant.org.uk

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our users are always aware of the information we collect and how we use it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If you register as a user of the website you will be asked for some basic information. Please note that registration is not required for all areas of the website, however we do encourage you to register in order to gain full access to the website content/information and online services. There are technological and operational security systems in place that provide protection for personally identifiable information from loss or misuse.

Where links are provided to other websites it should be noted that they are not and cannot be governed by our Privacy Statement. We cannot guarantee your privacy when you access other websites through any link provided on this website.

Notices and Disclaimers

These disclaimers also extend the above rights to our webmasters, whose service agreement, terms and conditions appear above.